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Marionette 2

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2011,6020.2

  • Title (object)

    • Marionette 2
  • Description

    A marionette drawn in pencil and painted in watercolour lying on a green and black background.

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 2007
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 21 centimetres
    • Width: 30.2 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Label Text:

    In recent years, Marwan has been working in watercolour focussing on motifs that continue to preoccupy him. The face now occupies the entire page and the broken figure of the marionette is treated as a still life.

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:

    2015 11 Jul-4 Nov, BM, G34, 'From the figurative to the abstract: modern art of the Arab world'

    2011 4 Jul-9 Jan 2012, BM, G34, 'Modern Syrian Art at the British Museum, London'.

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2011

  • Department

    Middle East

  • Registration number

    2011,6020.2

A marionette drawn in pencil and painted in watercolour lying on the green ground with a black background.

A marionette drawn in pencil and painted in watercolour lying on the green ground with a black background.

Reproduced by permission of the artist. © The Trustees of the British Museum

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